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FOX
Aug 22, 2013 5:00am PDT
on president obama? >>> and high level clouds, thunderstorms are also moving north. are we done with these yet? also, let's take a look towards the weekend. all of this coming up in weather. . >>> time now 5:12. ups making cuts in health insurance. they say they will eliminate insurance to 15,000 people who are married to ups employees. those spouses are eligible for their own health insurance by their own employer. they are expected to pay more than 11 percent because of the affordable act. >> many californians don't know they can get health insurance at no or reduced charge through obama care. 66 percent of people expect implementing the law will be a success. only 25 percent of voters under 65 say they've heard about the affordable care act. 48 percent of low-income voters know they are eligible. >>> president obama will be on the road talking about college education. it includes stops in new york and pennsylvania. the ktvu collette campbell from the washington, d.c. newsroom. president is proposing how to make college accountable and affordable. >> president obama wants to create a system.
CSPAN
Aug 16, 2013 2:00pm EDT
-federal legislation sharply oun the rise during the obama -- sharply on the rise during the obama administration. mr. millhiser, get us started what kind of laws? guest: you have to go back to the early terrorist of the united states to understand what we are talking about so once upon a time we were 13 colonies and when we won the revolutionary war these were really 13 different countries. the supreme court was very aggressive about 100 years ago. there was a question of whether some things like social security would be constitutional. now you are seeing some states who are saying they want to go back on that deal when they made when they became a union. the states should be allowed to overrule federal laws they don't like. that's a serious problem. james madison at one point warned if we allow this it could bring an end to the union because if federal law isn't supreme and the constitution says it is the supreme law of the land, we aren't a union in meaningful sense. host: what laws are we talking about? guest: across a whole host of policy areas, whether it be health care, resistance to obamacare
FOX
Aug 23, 2013 7:00am PDT
in washington say they'd rather cause a government shut down than pay for president obama's health care law. as ktvu's kyla campbell reports from our washington d.c. news room, these lawmakers are preparing for fiscal fights this fall. >> reporter: house republicans signed this letter sent to house speaker, john boehner, they say obama care is the reason workers around the country are seeing their hours get cut. mostly tea party backed conservatives want boehner to avoid a budget plan that would help implement the president's health care law. congress is on recess this month. several republican lawmakers at home are holding town halls to put obama care in the spotlight. >> if the republican party, republican lawmakers go out and make a case to the american people that obama care is hurting them, it's costing jobs, having hours cut back on their work, we can go out and win this fight. >> reporter: a new budget is needed by september 30th and october 1st, the health care exchange is open, so people can start shopping for insurance through obama care. this could become a high stakes political
KBCW
Aug 25, 2013 8:30am PDT
killing himself. this morning the obama administration is saying they have little doubt they used chemical weapons on attack and civilian and soldiers at least 100 people are killed the president however not yet decided on how to respond. this just in syria has agreed to allow the un to visit the site. >> tens of thousands of people converged on the national mall in washington, d.c. to mark the 50th anniversary of martin luther king jr. i have a dream speech. sat's event was this part activist who endured fire hoses and police brutality in the fight for equality for african- american. the only surviving speaker from the event, congressman john lewis said king's vision includes everyone. >> it doesn't matter whether we're black or white, latino, asian america or native american. it doesn't matter whether we're straight or gay, we're one people -- >> the actual anniversary is wednesday, that is when president obama will speak from the steps of the lincoln memorial along with former president bill clinton and jimmy carter. close tore home, hundreds of people marched in san jose, they walked a
NBC
Aug 20, 2013 5:00pm PDT
, president obama welcomed the 19 72 super bowl champions. led by don shula went 17-0. it wasn't common practice back then for sports teams to be honored so the dolphins today spent the day with president obama instead of president nixon. >>> back with tivo's next big thing! [ male announcer ] at sizzler... it's back for a limited time! fire grilled steak and golden all-you-can-eat shrimp for an incredible $9.99! only at sizzler! >>> let's go way back in time. when it launched in 1999 it started a revolution and didn't have much competition. >>> tee have is still a fixture but the silicon valley company is facing a lot of competition. scott spent time at tivo headquarters as the company rolled out its latest way to help you watch tv. >> the stakes are high for tivo because larger tech companies like apple and google not to mention cable companies are also trying to secure a spot in your living room. today tivo rolled out its latest box calling this "roam you." will it be a love stow for consumers or a tragedy if people decide not to buy. we demoed roam you. it does more than previous ti
FOX
Aug 25, 2013 7:00am PDT
appear closer to taking military action against syria. president obama talked with british prime minister david cameron on the phone about their options. both leaders expressed grave concern about the use of nerve gas last wednesday by the syrian government. in an attempt to gain international support the regime is accusing the rebels of using chemical weapons on soldiers. the government released video of what it calls is a rebel hideout loaded with explosives, gas masks and plastic jugs used to build bombs. chuck hagel discussed the crisis. he refused to discuss what military action president obama might take. but he did outline the factors that could determine the type of response. >> the facts, what our intelligence assessment produces, law, legal issues, international support. >> hagel will spend eight days in asia with stops in indonesia and the philippines. a new reuters poll shows almost 60% of americans do not want to get involved in syrias war. of those that do, 12% support air strikes. 1 1% supported enforcing a no fly zone. , 9% support funding a multinational innovation and 4%
KRON
Aug 17, 2013 7:00am PDT
on kron 4 news weekend. first lady michelle obama opens up about everything from raising two teenage daughters. to her impending 50th birthday. live look outside. walnut creek female narrator: it's posturepedic versus beautyrest it's posturepedic versus beautyrest with up to $400 off. serta icomfort and tempur-pedic go head-to-head with three years' interest-free financing. mattress price wars are on now at sleep train. ♪ your ticket to a better night's sleep ♪ in national news-- first lady michelle obama's opening up about her private life. a significant birthday. and even why she tried, then abandoned her bangs. athena jones has details of interview. out this weekend. first lady michelle obama, biking with her family today on martha's vineyard. and opening up to parade magazine about raising 15- year-old malia and 12-year- old sasha "what i tell my kids is, i'm preparing you for college and for life. so, having independence, knowing how to set your own boundaries, that balance." asked about these comments to cnn affiliate wcax. >>as a busy single mother - or i shouldn't say sin
KRON
Aug 20, 2013 7:00am PDT
around labor day, is calling on president obama to the white house interns in order to set an example for other government agencies and private employers. according to the white house website, it's internships are unpaid housing isn't provided and in turn should expect to work at least monday through friday, 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.. >>george: looking at the bridges of the bay bridge westbound the backup reaches to west grand avenue and 18 to 20 minute commute time. less from the nimitz freeway. your ride to the san mateo bridge is a good commute. still haven't seen much of an increase in the drive time. golden gate bridge 101 southbound foggy again but a small commute a bolt from and through marin county print whatever to the weather center to see if any more thundershowers are possible. here is their corporate >>erica: looks like we saw most of the activity yesterday. we saw quite a show around the bay area thousands of lightning strikes within a short period most of that activity was along the san mateo county line. most activity is over the ocean closer the monterey county. right no
FOX
Aug 27, 2013 7:00am PDT
? xy >>> welcome back. chuck hagel says american forces are ready to strike syria if president obama gives the order. now, syrian -- >> yes. syrian leaders warn against the strike and russia is accusing the u.s. of making excuses to attack syria. as kyla campbell reports from our washington, d.c. newsroom, the situation in syria is intensifying with every hour. kyla? >> reporter: pam, we know the united nations inspectors pushed off their investigation until tomorrow, citing security concerns. they were supposed to return to the site of last week's attack. john kerry says the use of chemical weapons last week is undeniable. >> make no mistake. president obama believes there must be accountability for those who would use the world's most heinous weapons against the world's most vulnerable people. >> reporter: senior administration officials say their goal is not to overthrow president assad but rather punish him for using chemical weapons, killing hundreds in syria last week. the u.s. navy deployed four destroyers. they launch would be missiles. the russian president vladimir putin ch
NBC
Aug 27, 2013 4:30am PDT
team obama ha the president will likely name former treasury secretary and economic adviser larry summers to be the next fed chairman. he would replace ben bernanke is who is expected to step down before his term ends in january. meantime we're watching the futures, they're lower this morning after we saw stocks slumping into the close on monday. markets turn negative following comments by secretary of state john kerry about evidence that syria used chemical weapons in attacks near damascus last week. we saw investors fleeing stocks for assets like oil which is topping $107 a barrel today. gold which is typically a safe haven investment in times of uncertainty at a more than two-month high add above $14 an ounce. the dow falling 64 points to close at 14,946 yesterday. the nasdaq slipping a frack shen to 3,657. also a story we're following this morning, apple reportedly prepping an iphone trade-in program. that was originally supposed to launch in june. it would allow apple store customers to trade in their old iphones for a credit towards a new one. reports say the program is curr
NBC
Aug 28, 2013 5:00am PDT
foxx is here, shirley caesar, the gospel great. all here before president obama's speech. president carter and president clinton. a lot of security here. several members of the king family prior to hearing president obama at end of the program this afternoon. >> thanks so much. >>> just in, united nations envoy to syria says there is evidence suggesting some chemical substance was used, killing hundreds of civilians. envoy says any military strike on syria must have u.n. security council approval. u.n. team of experts has been gathering evidence from an area near damascus where activists say a chemical attack was carried out last week. britain will put forward a resolution condemning syria for the attack. >>> new report claims african-american boys are rashly profiled by police in oakland. the black organizing project analyzes reports from 2006 to 2012. black boys made up almost 3/4 of all juvenile arrests in oakland, even though they make up less than a third of the city's under-18 population. the group will present its findings in a news conference birth the aclu and present a rep
ABC
Aug 17, 2013 5:00am PDT
their lives off a bridge and others dodged bullets in front of the four seasons hotel. president obama has asked egypt to lift the state of emergency declared earlier this week. >>> the eastern span of the golden gate bridge will open over labor day weekend. but what happens with the old one? we have more on the tear-down. >> they say we are a disposing society, easy come, easy go, new by gets old but when it comes to bridges we are still sentimental, apparently. >> i knew it was going away and we are thinking we are going to miss the old bridge. it's roughly a week and a half until the eastern span of the bay bridge becomes obsolete and abandoned, at least by cars. if you assume demolition would be easy, here comes andrew gordon to ward us off. >> it will be very complicated. >> millions of parts to join. a structure 8 1/4 miles long. >> it cost $77 million to bridge. seven decades later the eastern span alone will cost almost $300 million to bring down. the deconstruction, if you want to call it that, will take place in three different sections simultaneously by three different contracto
ABC
Aug 6, 2013 5:00am PDT
finance from president obama during a speech in phoenix today, the president plans to call for getting rid of fannie mae and freddie mac and replacing the bailed out mortgage giant with the government insurer. g.m. is cutting $5,000 off the price of the volt so it can compete against the more popular prius and nissan. you will be forking over more for lettuce with some twice as high as a year ago and other yens are getting more expensive after heavy rain and intense heat in the eastern united states hurt the crops. that is the news from the new york exchange. >> now the weather forecast. >> we have drizzle and well look and show you what is going on. it is only going to get wetter the next couple of mornings as the low pressure draws closer to the coast and it is bringing us the an sense of summer again as temperatures remain below average. you can see no wide-spread rain but the possibility of a few showers that will stay north of bay area thursday and into friday. we will talk about what will happen today: a beautiful picture of oakland, morning drizzle, chilled sunshine and keeping our
FOX
Aug 20, 2013 5:00am PDT
days of debating there are reports that the obama administration has put a temporary hold on some military aid to egypt. the white house has not made a permanent decision on this. kyla. >> reporter: dave, the obama administration said it is reprogramming aid for egypt while a review is underway. the u.s. gives the egyptian military about $1.3 billion a year and that includes a payment of $584 million that is still due by the end of september. the white house is reviewing so they can determine if cutting off funding would impact security. the state department says there has been no policy decision made about that remaining funding. over this past week, nearly 1,000 people were killed in deadly clashes between security forces and members of the muslim brother hood. the egyptian government announced it arrested the leader of the brotherhood. the military removed morsi from office last month. morsi is also being detained. >>> i reached out to my white house contact and asked why administration officials and state department are giving slightly different reports today. i will have th
FOX
Aug 20, 2013 7:00am PDT
review. president obama has a range of options including suspending aid. more than 900 civilians and dozens of security force members have been killed over the past week. the white house says there are consequences. the u.s. already delayed the delivery of f-16 fighter sets to egypt and the president canceled next month's joint military exercises with egypt. some analysts say pulling aid could hurt u.s. tax payers. i will have that for you at 8:15. kyla campbell, ktvu channel 2 news. >>> 7:16. former pakistan president and army chief perves musharraf has been indicted on murder charges. the charges are in connection with the assassination of former pakistan prime minister benazir bhutto six years ago. it's the first time a former army chief has been charged with a crime. he took power in 1999 during a coup. he stepped down almost a decade later in disgrace. he's entered a not guilty plea to the charges. >>> 7:16. cindy chavez will be officially sworn in tonight as the new santa clara county supervisor. chavez was elected in a special lex on july 30th -- election on july 30th to r
NBC
Aug 22, 2013 6:00am PDT
is expected to address how the obama administration plans to accelerate growth, create more jobs and strengthen the middle class. lew will speak at 1:00 this afternoon at the commuter history museum onshore line boulevard. >>> a florida man has now left the country. we have new video showing michael boatright arriving in sweden greeted by a swedish woman he dated back in the early '08s. he's a 61-year-old veteran who was found in his hotel room in february. when he woke up in the hospital he was speaking swedish and insisted he had forgotten his past. he apparently lived in sweden between 1981 and 2003 but says he has no memory of it. doctors diagnosed him with transient global amnesia, memory loss triggered by trauma that can last for months. >> such a fascinating story. >> strange. >> very odd. meteorologist christina loren, you speak great english when you deliver that forecast. >> gracias. a good looking day shaping up. it's 6:18. you can see plenty of low clouds spanning all the way inland. this is sunol. that means we've got thick low clouds at the immediate coast and fligh
NBC
Aug 20, 2013 4:30am PDT
today to celebrate their perfect season. >> about time. >> president obama will honor the only team to ever achieve an undi defeated season. why did it take so long? 1972 doll lynns went 17-0, they didn't get to celebrate a trip to the white house because president nixon was involved in the watergate scandal at the time. much of the team is expected to attend including head coach don shula. >>> bay area race car driver j.r. hildebrand will be at a second harvest food bank in san jose to raise awareness about hunger. that will be happening today. he'll be joined by his crew and number 98 race car at the food bank's cypress center on north first street on vista and montana street. the race car driver speeds into town starting at 10:00 this morning. >> he's not going to be getting there fast if he's using 880. let's check in with mike. >> these pictures are just coming into the newsroom. these are live pictures of the crash scene. looks like a pickup truck and another sedan involved. major damage to the fronts of the vehicles, major injuries on the crash. traffic is squeezing by. this
NBC
Aug 23, 2013 5:00pm PDT
. another marching ceremony will take place and president obama will speak from the steps of the lincoln memorial. >>> three days before his historic march on washington, back in 1963, dr. martin luther king jr. appeared on nbc's "meet the press." >> i don't think our society h rise to its full maturity until we come to see that men are made to live together as brothers and that we can have again win intergroup and interpersonal living and still be in the kind of society which we all long to achieve. >> this sunday, 50 years after that interview, nbc will air a special edition of "meet the press" "remembering the dream." i spoke. moderator david gregory about the special and he says it's a look back and a look forward. >> it is referencing and seeing this appearance on "meet the press" and then 50 years later talking about what the american dream means now. not just in terms of civil rights and equality for african-americans, but for all americans since the american dream and the promise of the country. that's what i think the resonance is about and understanding the extent to which amer
FOX
Aug 29, 2013 7:00am PDT
sent to president obama. they want him to get their authorization before taking military action against syria. as kyla campbell reports from our washington, d.c. newsroom, dianne feinstein says she's received some intelligence about it. >> reporter: feinstein says she's believes the attack was by the assad regime and is strongly urging the united nations to condemn the regime. that's echoed by many in congress. without a united nations resolution, some argue the u.s. cannot take military action under military law. the resolution should wrap up tomorrow and their findings made public on saturday. this hour, the british government said the legal requirements to strike have been met. david cameron said the evidence that syria used chemical weapons last week is right before our eyes. the u.s. is upping its military presence in the mediterranean sea off the coast of syria to to prepare for a potential strike. and president assad said his country will defend itself. congressional leaders will get briefed via a phone conference scheduled for 3:00 pacific today. what we're learning about a poss
FOX
Aug 19, 2013 7:00am PDT
are encouraging president obama to stop giving aid to the military. as kyla campbell reports from our washington, d.c. newsroom, the u.s. gives egypt $1.5 billion a year. kyla? >> reporter: and $1.3 billion of that goes to the egyptian military. john mccain and lindsey graham are leading the charge to cut off the military. they are using deadly force on protest, many unarmed. the u.s. helps egypt because it's one of two countries that made peace with israel. if washington pulls the aid it could affect prospects in the middle east. on friday, president obama called on joint military exercises with egypt scheduled for next month. but some republicans want to take it further and cut off aid. >> when we threaten something as we did that we could cut off aid, as the administration did, and not do it, then you lose your credibility and your influence. >> reporter: defense secretary chuck hagel is scheduled to speak in 30 minutes. we don't know if he will take questions from reporters about egypt. i will be watching his reports live and have developments for you at 8:15. kyla campbell, ktvu channel 2
NBC
Aug 28, 2013 6:00am PDT
washington, d.c. and speeches from three presidents, of course president obama but jimmy carter and bill clinton. dr. king's family will be there for the commemoration. >>> an emergency test, new mrj si telephone notification from a new vender. the current system was scrutinizes after the fire in richmond last august. some received alerts late. others not at all. starting at 5:30 tonight, people who live near four refineries will start receiving calls. tests run through 7:00 p.m. if you haven't signed up, you u)sq to do and. a link on our website, nbcbayarea.com. >>> a new report claims african-american boy racially profiled by police in oakland. the oakland-based nonprofit the black organizing project analyzed police reports from 2006 to 2012. black boys made up 3/4 of all juvenile arrests in oakland third of the city's under 18 population. the group will present its finding in a news conference with the aclu. also present the report tonight at 6:00 with the oakland unified school board. >>> 6:35. closing arguments expected to begin in the dirty dui trial of a former contra costa sherif
ABC
Aug 26, 2013 5:00am PDT
a rare honor, president obama today will award the medal of honor to staff sergeant from antioch. the army says he was serving in afghanistan in 2009 with the 4th infantry division when he went way above the call of duty and retrieved supplies if fellow soldiers while the understand was under attack by 200 taliban fighters and the sergeant is the 5th living recipient of the medal of honor for anxiouses in iraq or in afghanistan. >> now, mike nicco. >> good morning, everyone, thought we would start with the temperatures on the peninsula, it is homogenized. foster city is 62 and redwood city is 63 and palo alto is the warm spot at 64 degrees. everyone is in the low-to-mid 60's but santa rosa and novato and antioch at 59. we have live more and san jose at 64 and mountain view the warmer spots and san francisco is 60's and oakland and hayward and concord at 62. here is the day planner, we have minor drizzle, not a big deal, but it is out there. minor drizzle through 7:00, and temperatures are not moving at all. by 90 clouds back to the coast and 62. 66 around the bay and 74 inland. b
ABC
Aug 26, 2013 6:00am PDT
to be awarded the medal of honor from president obama. the 33-year-old staff sergeant learned last month he was chosen to receive the highest military honor. three years ago in afghanistan he braved enemy fire, twice, to save a fellow soldier. >> the burning man festival is underway today in the nevada desert and it could be the biggest one in the 30--year history after the maximum newspaper of people allows rode from 50,000 to 68,000 taking place in the black rock desert 9. >> check out this picture from take law to you cannot see from one side to the other because of the smoke being so thick. as far as what we are dealing with at home we will have sunshine by noon everywhere but for the coast and temperatures erupting from 62 at the coast to 86 inland. >> seven, a look at the bay bridge toll plaza an accident in and the number one lane is cleared but we have delays arm from berkeley as we go to the map we have this problem in san francisco, northbound 101 causing a pinch in the commute with one lane blocked and slow traffic coming away from the 280 extension. >> a little pinch? like that.
FOX
Aug 20, 2013 6:00am PDT
that the obama administration is evaluating the $1.3 billion in military aid give tony egypt each year. he says that the president will first make sure that any decision to suspend aid would be in the best interest of the national security of the u.s. and secondly the administration needs to make sure that the u.s. is meeting its legal obligations since it promised funding to egypt. the state department says that officials will work with the white house and congress to review the situation in egypt. this comes after deadly clashes between the interim government's military and supporters of the ousted president left about 1,000 people dead. >>> the white how's says there are consequences for the egyptian military attacking the people. >> the time is 6:15. new developments in the nsa scandal. the editor of the guardian newspaper says he was forced by british authorities to destroy computer hard drives containing material leaked by edward snowden. this follows the detention of the brazilian partner of the guardian journalist who first published u.s. intelligence secrets leaked by snowden. miranda
NBC
Aug 8, 2013 7:00am PDT
to stand down, katy. thank you very much. >>> now from power ball to politics. president obama is receiving support from lawmakers on both sides of the aisle for his decision to cancel an upcoming summit with russian president vladimir putin. andrea mitchell has the latest on this story. good morning. >> reporter: good morning, matt. president obama's relationship with vladimir putin was always frosty before edward snowden. now that snowden has been given asylum in russia, though, it's more like a deep freeze. this is not a match made in heaven. seen in what could charitably be called happier times, the obama/putin marriage could be headed for divorce or at least some serious counseling. >> there have been times where they flip back into cold war thinking and a cold war mentality. >> already divided over syria, putin asigh limb lum -- asylum for edward snowden was one insult too many. >> president obama could not be seen as going there hat in hand saying, after being rebuffed and having snowden refused to be turned over. >> getting tough with the american president plays well at home. appar
NBC
Aug 20, 2013 5:00am PDT
to be affected, 23% predict they'll be better off. 26% predict worse. >>> while californians support obama care, the same can't be said across the nation. republicans are doing a nine-city town hall bus tour to try to dismantle the affordable health care act. melis say millay on capitol hill. >> reporter: good morning, nice to see you this morning. nine cities in 11 days, a pretty quick pace for something like this. the bus tour across the east coast. republicans even saying they're not sure if it's headed in the right direction. kicked off yesterday in fayetteville, arkansas, and we know they'll be in dallas tonight around 8:00 this seechk. senator ted cruz, the hire taj foundation hoping to whip up enough support to gut the president's affordable care act. this as a potential government shutdown looms. the sticking point, whether government funding and health care funding should be linked. two progressive groups are planning a counterprotest outside the town hall meetings. the first few shops sold out. dallas, tampa, nashville, birmingham, indianapolis, pittsburgh, wraps up next thursday in w
NBC
Aug 30, 2013 6:00am PDT
severely burned. this report comes as president obama decides whether to take military action against syria. but support for a military strike appears to be dwindling. a new nbc poll shows at least half of americans don't want the u.s. to get involved. tracie potts live in washington this morning with the very latest numbers. good morning. >> reporter: not a lot of support. good mornin let's take a look at the new nbc news poll out a few hours ago. 50% of americans oppose getting our military involved in syria. 42% support. interesting those numbers do flip when people are told it would only be missiles from offshore ships. 79% say they want congress to give the stamp of approval before we take any military action, and 35% -- only 35% approve of how the president is handling the situation in syria. in syria this morning u.n. inspectors are trying to wrap up their work. u.n. secretary ban ki moon believes they'll be rapid up today and coming out no later than tomorrow. that opens a possible timeline for military action. this is string the administration has said they didn't want to do while
FOX
Aug 2, 2013 7:00am PDT
-- adviseer. >>> yesterday, the white house suggested president obama may not meet next week with russian president vladimir putin as scheduled. and president obama may boycott the upcoming g-20 summit in russia. >> we are extremely disappointed that the russian government would take this step. >> you willmakers are urging the president to get -- lawmakers are urging the president to get tough. they are not able to say what consequences might lie ahead. snowden was granted asylum for unyear -- for one year. he's living with friends. >>> the inmates on the hunger strike are upset about conditions at cocoa rin and pelican bay prisons. they stopped eating july 8th. the state head of the prisons department said he will not negotiate with the advocates but has promised to discuss prison condition. >>> a statewide investigation of tax payer funded reb centers has been ordered all because of reports of fraud. the announcement comes after the center for investigative reporting and cnn reported that some clinics have been billing the state for patients who don't show up for treatment or don't have
FOX
Aug 3, 2013 7:00am PDT
for breaking through the washington logjam. a grand bargain for the middle class. >> mr. obama says he's willing to work with republicans to reform the tax code for businesses. that would mean lowering rates and ending many loopholes and deductions. president obama says he'll only do it if money generated is used for infrastructure, training and job growth. >>> thousands of unemployment payments in california have been delayed because of a computer glitch. this problem started last weekend when the state employment development department upgraded its computer software. about 6000 people still have not received their payment, and the agency says it is right now working to fix that problem. they are hoping to get those payments mailed in the next couple of days. >>> same-sex couples will now see another benefit of the supreme court's ruling against the federal defense of marriage act last month. visa applications from same-sex spouses will now receive equal consideration. secretary of state john kerry made the announcement in london yesterday. kerry also said same-sex marriages would be
FOX
Aug 17, 2013 7:00am PDT
this morning president obama praised california's effort to implement the affordable care act. >> if you're one of the 85% of americans who have insurance you have benefits of protections under this law that you didn't have before, free checkups mammograms and contraceptive care. >>> in this morning's weekly address he talked about how the new health care law would help millions of americans. he said government legislators are working to help people promptly. competition and consumer choice are making insurance affordable. >>> health officials in contra dos at that -- contra cost a county has scene more whooping cough. the last time it saw a spike was three years ago when 200 cases were reported. by the end of that year 9,000 cases were reported. they're worried about another spike this year. >> we know people are out there that are sick. they can unknowingly spread it to a new born who can become very, very sick. >> they've seen a spike in cases in alameda county. the health department says right now, it's seeing fewer cases than it did at the same time last year. back to school events are hap
FOX
Aug 26, 2013 7:00am PDT
's the second soldier to receive the medal of honor. president obama recognized staff sergeant clint romoshay in federal budget. pentagon leaders don't usually send recipients back into harm's day. carter wants to continue his service in wounded warriors u flits. he wants had -- units. he wants to share his struggles he's endured. back to you. >>> and the marine corps will let women take part in training and when they finish the training, they won't finish for two years. but this opens up a defense decision this year to repeal the rules to women serving in combat roles. >>> our continuing coverage of the fires burning up and down the state. right now more than 8300 firefighters are battling nearly 400 square miles of wildfire. six wildfires burning over the weekend. as of fire that's burning near yosemite park is by far the largest. about 15 minutes ago, we learned that the rim fire has burned 149,000 acres. reporter dominic is in tuolumne city. and that's where the firefighters are focusing their efforts today. good morning. >> reporter: good morning. i guess you can start calling this the b
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